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Larry Allen Rash

Larry Allen Rash, 77, of Elizabethtown, IL died on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at his home in Elizabethtown. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy. Survivors include his wife, Jackie Rash of Elizabethtown, IL; children, Patricia, Brenda, Susan and Allen; adopted children, Johnny, Scotty, and Tammy Spencer; brothers, Richard J. Rash, Ronald L.…

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Obituary of Margie Nell Lewis

Margie Nell Lewis was born at home on Lead Hill on December 4, 1935. She was the second child of Warren Henry and Nella Beavers. Margie passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 10:30 p.m. Margie spent her youth growing up in the country with her brother and sisters, and lots of cousins. In…

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Obituary of Bradley Otho Williams

Bradley Otho Williams, 79, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 at his home in Golconda, Illinois. Brad was born May 13, 1941 to Wayne and Virginia (Ralph) Williams in Rosiclare. He attended Rosiclare High School (Class of 1958) until leaving to work for his uncle in Chicago. In Chicago, Brad met his beautiful wife of…

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Wilma L. Vickery

Wilma L. Vickery, 91, of Shawneetown, Illinois, died on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. She was born on September 2, 1928 in Rocky Branch. Wilma was the daughter of the late William and Pearl (Prather) Ambrose. She was a Baptist by faith. Wilma is survived by her son, Robert Dean (Shari) Vickery of Shawneetown; three granddaughters,…

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9-16-20 Hardin County has 10 reported active cases of COVID-19

9/16/20 – S7HD COVID-19 Update for the Southern Seven Region (Second Death Reported in Massac County)   Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD) reports 3 new recovered cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Seven region.  Currently, there are 729 individuals from the Southern Seven region who have recovered since the start of the pandemic in the…

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Make an appointment for upcoming Pre-K screenings

Hardin County School is providing a screening program for all birth to 5 year old children who are not yet in school, and are not eligible for kindergarten. This fall’s preschool screenings will be held Tuesday, October 6t, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the school. Screening will be completed by appointment only…

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HCHS Senior SAT test date coming up soon

Hardin County High School seniors are scheduled to take the SAT this fall on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Hardin County School. The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States. Taking the SAT is a graduation requirement. A pre-administration portion of the test must be completed in-person sometime…

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Alfred D. “Abby” Long

Alfred D. “Abby” Long, 76, of Cave-In-Rock, IL died Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Baptist Health Paducah. He was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church of Cave-In-Rock, IL. Survivors include his daughter, Leigh Ann (Byron) Merritt; grandchildren, Mandy, Anthony and Brandan; and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife,…

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Margie Nell Lewis

Margie Nell Lewis, 84, of Rosiclare, IL, died Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Rosiclare Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. She was a member of the Baptist faith. Survivors include her children, Chuck Lewis of Paducah, KY, Lori English of Rosiclare, IL and Leslie (Paul) Rash of Ewing, IL; sisters, Corinna Hall of Elizabethtown, IL and…

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Obituary of Judith Elaine Milligan

Judith Elaine Milligan (Baugher, Sternberg, Whitmire) was born on March 13, 1948, in the town of Cave-In-Rock, Illinois. To many of us, she was also known as Judy, JuJu, Jude, Auntie, Grandma, Mimi, Mom, Mama, Mother and Jasmine The Desert Diva. She was from a huge family that valued humor and wit and was the…

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